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The american revolution

  1. 1. The American Revolution<br />Joey Zurawskyj<br />EDU 290<br />2:00-3:15 p.m. T/TH<br />
  2. 2. French and Indian War(1754-1763)<br />War Between France and England<br />England wanted to expand their land<br />England wins war<br />Treaty of Peace signed November 1763<br />England has major control in America<br />
  3. 3. Stamp ACT(March 22, 1765)<br />War amassed huge debt<br />Tax on all public documents<br />Parliament’s first attempt to control colonies<br />Colonists outraged by parliament<br />
  4. 4. Townshend Acts(June 29,1767)<br />Tax on glass, paint , paper, tea<br />Response to hostilities of Stamp Act<br />Colonists acted out <br />Boycotted British goods<br />
  5. 5. Boston Massacre(March 5, 1770)<br />Unwelcome British Troops in Boston<br />Fifty colonists attacked British Troops<br />Soldiers fired into the mob<br />Royal Governor evacuates British troops<br />
  6. 6. Boston Tea Party(December 16, 1773)<br />Colonists angered by tax on tea<br />British sold tea at bargain price<br />Supposed to encourage tax payment<br />Colonists outraged and seized British ships<br /> Tossed tea into harbor<br />
  7. 7. King George iii(1738-1820)<br />Kingof England during American Revolution<br />Angered by colonists for Tea Party<br />Passes Intolerable Acts<br />Limits colonists freedoms<br />
  8. 8. Lexington & Concord(April 19th, 1775)<br />First military engagement of American Revolution<br />British troops destroy militia supplies<br />Militia were outnumbered and fell back<br />Open battle of American Revolution<br />
  9. 9. Second Continental Congress<br />First congress convened to voice grievances<br />Second congress established continental army<br />Appointed George Washington as supreme commander<br />Intention not to break from Britain<br />
  10. 10. Battle of bunker hill(June 16, 1775)<br />British drive colonists from Breeds Hill<br />Many British soldiers killed or wounded<br />Showed colonists could compete with Britain<br />
  11. 11. Declaration of Independence(July 4th, 1776)<br />Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia<br />Thomas Jefferson drafts a declaration<br />Congress revises Declaration of Independence<br />Declaration of Independence is signed<br />
  12. 12. Crossing the Delaware(December 25th, 1776)<br />Continental army crosses the Delaware River<br />Attacked and defeated Hessian troops<br />Saved Washington’s army from defeat<br />Major victory for continental army<br />
  13. 13. Valley Forge(December 1777-June 1778)<br />Continental army camps at Valley Forge<br />Soldiers were cold and starving<br />Many died<br />By summer soldiers become more disciplined<br />Stronger army emerges<br />
  14. 14. French Alliance<br />U.S. pleads to king of France<br />Treaty signed between France and U.S.<br />France promises to aid United States<br />Brought hope and joy to army<br />
  15. 15. Victory at Yorktown(OCTOBER 19, 1781)<br />Washington traps British General Cornwallis<br />French and American troops bombard British<br />Cornwallis officially surrenders<br />War of Independence ends<br />
  16. 16. Works cited<br /><br /><br />, “Yorktown”, September 23,2010, Public Domain.<br />, “Lexington and Concord”, September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />, “French and Indian War”, September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />, “Boston Tea Party”, September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />, “Louis XVI”, “September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />, “Winter at Valley Forge”, September 23,2010, Public Domain.<br />, “Washington crossing the Delaware”, September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />, “Battle of Bunker Hill”, September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />Bill S, “St. Ignatius Stamp”, September 21, 2010, Attribution No-derivs License.<br />Eduardo Mueses, “Tea Cup Pot”, September 21, 2010, Attribution N0-derivs License.<br />Imonarchy, “King George III (1771)”, September 21, 201o, Attribution No-derivs License.<br />Kelly Hogan 1, “revolutionary-war-flag”, September 30, 2010, Attribution No-derivs License.<br />Wally Gobetz, “Philadelphia-Old City: Second Bank Portrait Gallery-George Washington”, September 30, 2010, Attribution No-derivs License.<br />, “The Boston Massacre”, September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />, “Signing the Declaration of Independence (1776)”, September 23, 2010, Public Domain.<br />